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Film REVIEW: Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) - ★★★★

Director: Jeff Fowler

Writer: Pat Casey, Josh Miller

based on: Sonic the Hedgehog by Sega

Stars: James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, Jim Carrey.

Genre: Action, Advnenture, Comedy

Themes: Based on Video Game, Hedgehog, Villain

After discovering a small, blue, fast hedgehog, a small-town police officer must help him defeat an evil genius who wants to do experiments on him.

The film received mostly positive reviews from critics, who praised its action sequences, performances (particularly Marsden and Carrey's), visual effects, and Sonic’s redesign and charm, but criticized its screenplay and product placement.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 was released in 2022, while Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is scheduled for 2024. A spin-off miniseries starring Knuckles is in development.


Magnus (Age 12) - ★★★★

"It was okay, Eggman was kinda funny but they spoiled most of the movie in the trailer and for some reason Sonic flossed in this movie AND in the second movie, but it was still one of the better video game movies so I gave it 4 stars, I still kinda prefer the Mario movie."

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Like this? Try these!....

  1. Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) - #28 - ★★★★★

  2. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) - #35 - ★★★★★

  3. Sonic X (2003 TV) - ★★★★

  4. Thor: Ragnarok (2017) - #132 - ★★★★

  5. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022) - #138 - ★★★★

  6. Pokemon: Detective Pikachu (2019) - #251 - ★★★★

  7. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) - #417 - ★★★★

  8. Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers (2022) - n/a

  9. Sonic Boom (2014 TV) - n/a

  10. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) - n/a

There's plenty of action comedy in all the Marvel movies. More from Sonic in his animated TV series' as well as the sequel - keep an eye out for him in Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers as well. For another recent video game adaptation try Pokemon: Detective Pikachu and there's more CGI animorphs with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

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